Colorado Fourteeners

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The State of Colorado is home to 53 mountain peaks over fourteen thousand feet. There is debate here in Colorado about the exact number of peaks over fourteen thousand feet, with the Colorado Geological Survey stating there are 58 peaks …

Sangre de Christo Mountains

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The Sangre de Christo Mountains (Blood of Christ) are located east of the continental divide , running from central Colorado to north central New Mexico. These mountains at sunrise or sunset have an occasional red hue with snow coverage, hence …

Gore Mountains

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Located in north central Colorado, the Gore Range runs northwest to southeast, forming the headwaters of the Colorado River. The majority of high peaks in the Gore Range are in the 13,000 foot category. Although no fourteeners are in the …

Mosquito Mountain Range

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Located in central Colorado and running north and south, the Mosquito Range east of the continental divide. There are five peaks over 14,000 feet in elevation, and many 13ers to explore and climb. National Forest lands cover 7,900 acres of …

Front Range Mountains

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Located in the central section of Colorado lies the Front Range Mountains. Running north and south from Casper, Wyoming to Pueblo, these mountains parallel Colorado’s largest cities. The Front Range hosts four fourteeners and fifty-nine thirteeners. Front Range 13ers:

Sawatch Mountains

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The Sawatch Mountain range runs northwest and southeast in west central Colorado, with elevations to 14,400 feet. The highest peak in Colorado, Mount Elbert is located in the range, as well as eight of the highest peaks in the Rocky …

Elk Mountains

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The Elk Mountains of West Central Colorado have two wilderness areas, including the West Elk and the Snowmass-Raggeds. Included on the map are Collegate Peaks climbs, as many can be reached from the Talyor Park area. Elk Mountain 13ers: Sawatch …

San Juan Mountains: Uncompahgre

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The Uncompahgre Wilderness Area is located south east of Montrose, and north west of Lake City in the San Juan Mountains. Consisting of 102,721 acres, as part of the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, Gunnison National Forest. The GMUC has produced an …

San Juan Mountains: Mount Sneffels

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The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, Gunnison (GMUG) National Forest manages the Mount Sneffels Wilderness Area which contains many of the thirteen and fourteen thousand foot peaks. Bounded by the Ridgway-Ouray area on the north west, and Telluride on the South, this …

San Juan Mountains: Lizard Head

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The Lizard Head Wilderness Area is located south-west of Telluride, in Western Colorado. Jointly managed by the GMUG and San Juan National Forests, and consisting of 41,309 acres of land. Telluride is a good option for your Base Camp with …